KSU joins research consortium to tackle hunger through agriculture

USA – Kansas State University (KSU) in collaboration with other research institutions have come together to help reduce hunger and poverty through agriculture. Through its program, Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on […]

Tiger Brands unveils initiative to ease food insecurity in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – Tiger Brands, a South Africa based packaged food processor, has partnered with NPO Rise Against Hunger in an initiative that seeks to ease food insecurity in South Africa. The company through its […]

Corbion names Olivier Rigaud as new Chief Executive Officer

NETHERLANDS – The Dutch food and biochemicals company, Corbion has nominated Olivier Rigaud as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer effective August 8, 2019. His appointment which awaits approval at the company’s General Meeting to […]

Netherlands grants Ethiopia US$50 million to boost agriculture sector

ETHIOPIA – The Government of Ethiopia has secured US$50 million grant from the government of the Netherlands for its Agricultural Commercialization Clusters (ACC) Initiative. Under the funding, the governments signed a Memoranduon of Understanding (MoU) […]

Protix inaugurates US$51m insect facility in the Netherlands

NETHERLANDS – Protix, insect protein company has opened a new insect processing facility in Bergen op Zoom, the Netherland to reinforce its leadership in sustainable insect-based protein and nutrition. The new insect farm, said to […]

Louis Dreyfus’ report underpins sustainable practices and partner engagement

NETHERLANDS – Louis Dreyfus Co. (LDC) has published its 2018 Sustainability report highlighting its commitment to sustainable practices and the depth of partner engagement across its operations. As part of the efforts to set a […]

Barentz forms joint venture with Dutch ingredients company TasteStrik

NETHERLANDS – Barentz International B.V., a leading supplier of ingredients for the food and nutrition industry has formed a joint venture with the Dutch family business, TasteStrik. The joint venture supports Barentz’ strategy of offering […]

Vivera Foodgroup divests meat business to focus on plant-based foods

NETHERLANDS – Vivera Foodgroup has set a new focus on plant-based food products, following the sale of its chilled and deep-frozen meat products company, Enkco to Dutch Van Loon Group. As part of the sale, […]

Louis Dreyfus gets US$750m loan to pursue sustainability ambitions

NETHERLANDS – Global food processing and agricultural merchant, Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) has announced the renewal of its US$750 million revolving credit facility (RCF) in North America, linked to the company sustainability efforts. The loan […]